Events

Past Event

The American in Paris: The True story of the American Hospital of Paris

November 7, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Buell Hall, 515 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 East Gallery
Antony Easton, 2017, 58 min. This new documentary tells the story of American volunteers in France during the First World War. Centered on the American Hospital of Paris, the film shows how thousands of doctors, nurses, and ambulance drivers stepped up to help France and, in doing so, strengthened the historic ties between the two countries. Screening followed by a Q&A with Marshall Wais, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the American Hospital of Paris, Vice Chairman John Crawford, and CEO Prof. Robert Sigal. This event is co-presented by the Columbia Maison Fran├žaise and the American Hospital of Paris Foundation.